The Black Dog – Music for Real Airports

Soma (2010) The Black Dog’s Martin Dust mentioned, in his recent interview with FACT, that he was disappointed with Brian Eno’s 1979 precursor to this album, Music for Airports, as it lacked reality. “It just seemed so out of place”, Martin observed, “like something from a sci-fi film”. I’m not sure whether it’s involvement inContinue reading “The Black Dog – Music for Real Airports”

Albums in the year 2009

Bit later than planned, isn’t it. The reason for that is I wanted to write a bit more than usual, and am doing. But it’s all taking rather longer than planned. Best laid plans and all that. But I’ll stop saying ‘plans’ and move on. I’m going to do what Cephalochromoscope have done (although IContinue reading “Albums in the year 2009”

Albums in the year 2008

As with last year, this is not intended to be in any way final. It’s just a list of what I consider my favourites from the year at this point near the end of 2008. No different from any other list, then, but at least I admit its state of flux. So, whether they wouldContinue reading “Albums in the year 2008”